Everything listed under: nurse aide charged

  • Nurse Aide Arrested and Charged with Sexual Battery of Nursing Home Patient

    An aide employed at a nursing home facility has been arrested and charged after allegations that he sexually assaulted a patient in his care.   According to court documents, the alleged victim was demented and had Alzheimer’s disease.   Reports state that aide, who was accompanied by an individual who later reported the misconduct to the facility, was abusing the patient verbally and physically.   Read More...

  • Assisted Living Employee Arrested after Allegedly Withholding Patient's Morphine

    An assisted living facility employee has been arrested for larceny and abuse by a caregiver. According to police, the charged person was employed by the facility as a medication administration technician. She allegedly stole morphine that was supposed to be administered to a cancer patient in the facility.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Caregiver Captured on Video, Admitted Neglecting a Patient

    A caregiver in one nursing home facility was charged after a fellow employee who was suspicious of elder abuse recorded video surveillance in the facility. The surveillance showed the first caregiver allegedly pushing a demented patient in the head then proceeding to eat the patient’s meal. According to the prosecution, the patient showed clear signs of hunger and dehydration, which the caregiver ignored.       According to the patient’s husband, the patient actua...  Read More...

  • Attorney General Emphasizes Three Criminal Cases in Efforts to "Eliminate Elder Abuse"

    One state’s Attorney General is working to raise awareness for the care, safety, and well-being of local seniors. Three separate criminal cases regarding elder abuse were mentioned in light of this cause. Two of the mentioned cases involved nursing home aides allegedly disregarding patients’ care plans, causing injuries to the patients.   Read More...